Dr. Michael G. Rukavina, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 56

1720 Nicholasville Rd Suite 601
Lexington, KY 40503
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Dr. Rukavina:

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Dr. Rukavina's Experience

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Dr. Rukavina's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Rukavina Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Rukavina Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY 40503

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rukavina

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Appointments & Offices

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Lexington Cardiology at Central Baptist
Lexington Cardiology at Central Baptist
1720 Nicholasville Rd Suite 601
Lexington, KY 40503
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    Dr. Rukavina's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 2003
    • Internal Medicine, 1990
    • Interventional Cardiology, 2012
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Rukavina

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rukavina & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Rukavina's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Rukavina has admitting privileges:

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    • Morgan County ARH Hospital

    • Saint Joseph - Berea

    • Baptist Health Lexington

    • Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rukavina

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rukavina to family and friends

    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Rukavina's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 11 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Rukavina
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Lexington Cardiology at Central Baptist
    1720 Nicholasville Rd Suite 601
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 277-5887 (Office)
    (859) 276-7659 (Fax)
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